Lincoln High School Statesman

Where are your clothes really coming from?

Where are your clothes really coming from?

Chloe Robinson, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

More often than not, we find ourselves buying the $10 t-shirt rather than the similar-looking $30 one. It would be silly not to, right? But, if we look deeper than just the price, we might see that spending that extra $20 can make a world of change to many people.  Buying that $10 shirt might cost less upfron...

The charity dilemma

The charity dilemma

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

Just the other day, I dared to venture into an unknown territory- FM radio. Indecisively turning the dial, switching between static and talk shows, I finally reached MPR. The first words that come out of the broadcaster’s mouth are ‘opioid crisis,’ an upset to the sweet nostalgia the steady broa...

Generation Zzzz

Generation Zzzz

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

Generations change inevitably with the passage of time and influence societal values, politics and most importantly: consumer products. Advertisers throughout the years have remained intent on simplifying generational differences to categorize and stereotype generations. Simply put, members of the ...

When is it “okay” to steal art?

When is it “okay” to steal art?

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Jerry Saltz, senior art critic for New York Magazine, once Instagrammed his own tweet storm on the topic of artist copyright. Don’t ask me how I came across this, because I probably couldn’t tell you. However, after a significant amount of time spent noodling over what Saltz had to say, my inter...

Standardized testing is a joke

Standardized testing is a joke

Kat Steffen, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019

Standardized testing is rigged, it is very difficult for anyone besides a wealthy white male to succeed. That seems intense, right? I am aware that this claim sounds like it was written by some man hating 14-year -old on Tumblr who thinks that their blog will help destroy the world’s corporate m...

Cultural appropriation or a unique opportunity for LHS theater students?

Cultural appropriation or a unique opportunity for LHS theater students?

Xander Donahue, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

“The Wiz:” It was the product of the Black Arts Movement, and is still celebrated to this day. So why is LHS doing their own production of “The Wiz” without using the traditional all black cast? “The Wiz” is a musical, adapted from “The Wizard of Oz, ” made into both a movie and a pla...

Political tweets: divide and conquer?

Political tweets: divide and conquer?

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

If you back the second amendment, then you are a Republican. If you support abortion rights, then you are a Democrat. If you had to Google the second amendment, or any other measure making an appearance in the news recently, then you probably are the average American youth; one whose political awareness n...

Perspectives: A message to our readers

Perspectives: A message to our readers

Statesman Staff

January 25, 2019

Dear Statesman readers, In the past, there has been a bit of confusion surrounding opinion articles released in both the paper and the online editions of the Statesman. To clear up this confusion, we’ve renamed the opinion section “Perspectives.”  Perspectives are written by a member of the St...